In a case involving USERRA’s “escalator principle,” our client was paid less of a signing bonus than he should have been paid because of his absence from FedEx for extended military leave. The amount in controversy was only $10,300 and FedEx refused to pay, forcing the Plaintiff to trial. After a one-day bench trial in the US District Court, Southern District of California, FedEx was ordered to pay the full signing bonus, attorneys’ fees, costs and pre-judgment interest.
“A U.S. Air Force helicopter on a training mission out of an eastern British base crashed in a bird sanctuary Tuesday night, killing all four U.S. crew members on board, British and U.S. military sources reported. The HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter went down near the village of Cley-next-the-Sea, in coastal Norfolk County, shortly before 7 […]